Clinical Director

 •  Acadia Healthcare Reno, NV

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/07/17
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/07/17


  • Visioning, implementing, and supervising clinical program maintenance, modification and/or expansion.                                    
  •  Clinical supervision of Staff Therapists, Psychiatric Patient Assistants, and other staff as assigned.                                              
  • Consultation with the Patient Assistant Supervisor responsible for scheduling staff.                                                                  
  • Participates in hiring and training of clinical staff.                                 
  • Provides input into overall facility planning and decision making via Center for Hope governing body meeting.                                   
  • Completes annual and probationary staff performance reviews and competency assessments                                              
  • Serves on committees and attends clinical meetings as directed by the Executive Director.                                      
  • Oversees management of the facility in the absence of the Executive Director                                                
  •  Proactively interacts with referral sources during facility tours.               
  • Assists Intake Coordinator and Head PPA with screening potential residents when necessary.                                                           
  • Assists Executive Director with completing facility reports.                    
  • Along with the Executive Director, responsible for Quality Assurance activities within the facility including chart audits.                   
  • Develops policies and procedures to deliver quality patient care and manage the unit.                                              
  • Collaborates with Executive Director in establishing and maintaining accreditation requirements.                                             
  • Responsible for conducting, and providing support, mentoring and instruction to other staff conducting utilization reviews.  
  • Oversees outcome evaluation research.                                                         
  • Carries a patient caseload of up to two patients.                                    
  • Meets with patients within 48 hours of assignment and conducts an initial interview.                                                          
  • Prepares treatment plan for each assigned patient.                                  
  • Conducts weekly treatment plan reviews and update treatment plans.     
  • Provides individual, family, and group therapy for patients and documents the process in the patient record.                      
  • Develops and presents didactic material to patients.                                  
  • Ensures that all documentation regarding patient care, treatment, and incidents is done in a clear, concise, professional, and timely manner.
  • Acts as liaison between referral sources and patients.                                 
  • Conducts family interview and provides for referral to appropriate resources.                                        
  • Conducts back-to-work and back-to-home conference involving patients, families and other concerned parties.                  
  • Provides crisis intervention to patients as needed.                                        
  • Assumes primary responsibility for patient caseload and plans aftercare for assigned patients.                                                
  • Acts as liaison with insurance carriers as requested and is involved with EAP referral activities.                                                                                                                                        
  • Ability to conduct Utilization Reviews with insurance companies.

Job Requirements

Masters Degree or PhD in a behavioral health discipline required.

One year clinical experience in a behavioral health setting required.

Experience with treatment of eating disorders preferred. 

Experience in a supervisory position preferred. 

Current NV state License i.e. LCSW,  LICSW, etc.

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